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Company Information:

Company Name: Cleveland Crystals Inc
City: Cleveland
State: OH
Zip+4: 44110
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (216) 486-6100

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $969,894.00 16
SBIR Phase II $1,111,936.00 4

Award List:

THE GROWTH OF LARGE UREA SINGLE CRYSTALS FROM METHANOL SOLUTION USING A NOVEL TURBINE SEED RACK.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey R Luken , Manager Water Soluble Crystals
Award Amount: $40,000.00

OUTPUT IN THE VISIBLE TO NEAR-INFRARED

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David a roberts
Award Amount: $51,592.00
Abstract:
The optical parametric oscillator (opo) is known to be a widely tunable source of laser radiation. widespread use of opo's has not occurred because suitable non-linear materials have not been available. recent research at cornell university has shown urea is a potentially excellent material for use… More

GROWTH OF LASER QUALITY AGGASE2

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jack Hietanen
Award Amount: $49,412.00

THE GROWTH OF LARGE UREA SINGLE CRYSTALS FROM METHANOL SOLUTION USING A NOVEL TURBINE SEED RACK.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey R Luken , Manager Water Soluble Crystals
Award Amount: $112,000.00
Abstract:
Single crystal urea has been demonstrated to be a useful nonlinear optical material. its most promising application is as the basis of the first practical, all solid state, broadly tunable laser. currently, however, its use is severely restricted because no one has yet reliably grown large, optical… More

GROWTH OF LASER QUALITY AGGASE2

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jack Hietanen
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
The feasibility of growing and heat treating crystals of aggase(2) to yield optical elements of sufficient size and quality and suitable for high power nonlinear applications is examined. the history of the development of this material is reviewed which points out the many problems encountered in… More

SELECTION AND GROWTH OF NEW OPTO-ELECTRONIC CRYSTALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr william r cook
Award Amount: $49,809.00
Abstract:
There is an ongoing need for new opto-electronic materials to advance the state of emerging technologies such as optical image processing, optical computing and paragmetric oscillation. although many materials have been examined, only a few are outstanding candidates for these applications. the most… More

TUNABLE BBO/AGGASE2 OPTICAL PARAMETRIC OSCILLATOR SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
In order to provide efficient,tunable broad-band sources of coherent radiation, this project will investigate the feasibility of compact, solid-state optical parametric oscillators (opos) using bbo and aggase2 with a common laserpump to cover the wavelength region from 0.19u. to 11u. a nd:yag laser… More

BETA-BARIUM BORATE GROWTH AND TESTING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Gary Catella
Award Amount: $52,205.00

NONLINEAR OPTICAL MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gretchen Kennedy
Award Amount: $50,673.00

BETA-BARIUM BORATE GROWTH AND TESTING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Gary Catella
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
Beta-barium borate (bbo) is being investigated as a promising nonlinear optical material, suitable for optical parametric oscillators (opo). bbo opo's could provide the means to produce a continuum of broadly tunable radiation from the ultraviolet (uv) into the infrared (ir). significant progress in… More

CADMIUM-MANGANESE-TELLURIDE: A NEW MAGNETO-OPTIC CRYSTAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: J D Beasley
Award Amount: $51,458.00

NONLINEAR OPTICAL MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gretchen Kennedy
Award Amount: $499,936.00
Abstract:
Organic crystalline materials have been reported as having optical nonlinear coefficients 10 to 200 times that of conventional inorganic materials. 2-methyl-4-nitroaniline (mna), is one such material. its properties have been evaluated by the second-harmonic powder technique and experiments using… More

FLUXLESS BETA-BARIUM BORATE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Gary C Catella , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,265.00
Abstract:
Bbo has been proposed as a promising nonlinear optical material for optical parametric oscillators (opo) and many other 3-wave mixing applications. bbo opos provide the means to produce broadly tunable radiation from the ultraviolet to the infrared. significant progress in this material… More

QUASI-PHASE-MATCHED STRUCTURES FOR HIGH AVERAGE POWER NONLINEAR OPTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Gary Catella
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
QPM involves alternating regions of nonlinear material, such that efficient 3-wave mixing is achieved without conventional phase matching. If a practical implementation of QPM were developed, then harmonic generation (SHG/THG) from CO(2) laser radiation and mid-infrared (mid-IR) pumped optical… More

Quasi-Phase-Matched Structures for High Average Power Nonlinear Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gary C. Catella
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
Many scientific and commercial applications of nonlinear optics are frustrated by the lack of suitable nonlinear optical (NLO) crystals. It may be possible to significantly change this situation by altering the basic approach from conventional phase matching to quasi-phase-matching (QPM). QPM… More

Improved Uv Generation In Nlo Crystals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Gary C. Catella , MANAGER - OPTICAL SYSTEMS
Award Amount: $70,000.00

CdSe - - A Broadband Nuclear Detector Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Jon R. Leist
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
CdSe, a wide bandgap semiconductor, combining high resistivity, good carrier trans-port properties, and large average Z number is ideal for use as a room-temperature x-ray and y-ray detector. In the x-ray regime, the large bandgap (-1.7 eV) of GdSe eliminates the need to cool the crystal in order to… More

Growth and Testing of AgGa(1-X)InxSe2 for High Average Power Nonlinear Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gary Catella
Award Amount: $99,480.00
Abstract:
AgGa(1-x)InsSe2 is a unique nonlinear crystal suitable for a wide range of 3-wave mixing applications, including co2 laser NCPM SHG and THG. It combines strong nonlinear coupling with phase-matching across a wide (0.8-13um) transmission range. These properties also provide the basis for near-IR… More

Cr:CdSe A NOVEL COMBINED LASER/NONLINEAR OPTICAL CRYSTAL FOR MID-IR APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gary C Catella
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Many nonlinear optics (NLO) applications are frustrated by lack of suitable crystals. Chromium-doped Cadmium Selenide (Cr2+:CdSe) is an example of a laser host which is also the NLO crystal. This crystal is not available in suitable size or quality. However, it is potentially a very useful… More

IMPROVED UV GENERATION IN NLO CRYSTALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Gary C. Catella, Manager - Optical Systems
Award Amount: $70,000.00